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  1. 1. Book 25 th J by u 2010 ne save and “The quality of up £525 to speakers and ! participants makes it one of the most productive events” Richard Green, Chairman, August Private Equity15th – 17th September 2010Le Meridien Beach Plaza, Monte Carlo Over 60 companieswww.capitalcreationeurope.com already confirmed,Celebrating 10 years Of Successfully including … Northwestern MutualBringing Together The Private Equity Community 3i Scottish Widows Investment Partnership PineBridge Investments The Blackstone Group The Carlyle Group SL Capital Partners Montagu Private Equity Hear how industry-leading experts are responding to the latest challenges: F&C Investments Peter Mckellar, Chief Investment Erik Kaas, Co-Head of Investment Swiss Re Officer, SL Capital Partners highlights Solutions, Partners Group reveals Allianz how GPs can secure new sources of how the private equity industry can EQT Partners capital to ensure successful prepare for the forthcoming AIFM fundraising campaigns Directive Bridgepoint Capital AAC Capital Partners Mark Boyle, Director, Private Equity Erin Harrell, Managing Director, Funds, Northwestern Mutual reveals Investor Relations, The Blackstone Zurich how the ILPA principles should be Group uncovers what GPs need to do Advent Venture Partners applied to deliver transparency to ensure survival and revival after the Lyrique between GPs and LPs financial crisis PPM Managers Michael Wand, Head of Growth Denis Robin, Global Head of Morgan Stanley AIP Capital, Carlyle Group discusses how European Healthcare, 3i identifies the growth equity ensures profitability in a healthcare sector as a key opportunity LGT Capital Partners lean leveraging environment to generate returns in 2011 ECI Partners Jussi Saarinen, Investor Relations Hanspeter Bader, Managing Director, Swift Capital Partners Director, EQT Partners highlights how Private Equity, Unigestion puts forward BP Investment Management information-sharing will ensure a his thoughts on the future development collaborative relationship between GPs of the secondaries market Climate Change Capital and LPs Aberdeen Asset Management EBRD Featuring The Essential Fundraising Forum: Rho Fund Investors Ensure you successfully drive your fundraising campaigns in 2011 by 3TS attending our Fundraising Focus Day. Join leading CIOs and Investment Bank Gutmann Directors from the likes of Northwestern Mutual, Alliance Trust and Palamon Capital SL Capital Partners on the 15th September and uncover the latest key Argos Soditic strategies to drive investment forward in a challenging climate. Atlantic Bridge About Dow Jones Private Markets Principal Sponsor Sponsors:Private Information Services, a division Dow Jones is part of Financial Markets (www.fis.dowjones.com) Organised by: of Dow Jones & Co., a News Corporation company. Dow Jones Private Markets offers integrated content solutions for the deal-sourcing, due diligence and Dow Jones Private Markets compliance needs of today’s venture capital and private equity investors, fund managers, advisors, and portfolio companies. Core products include the industry-specific deal databases Private Equity Source, LP Source and VentureSource, as well as the highly-respected publications Private Equity Analyst, VentureWire and LBO Wire. Contact us to find out who’s attending and how this event can benefit you About Dow Jones T. +44 (0) 20 7368 9465 F. +44 (0) 20 7368 9401 www.capitalcreationeurope.com Dow Jones & Company (www.dowjones.com) is a News Corporation company (NYSE: NWS, NWS.A; capitalcreation@wbr.co.uk ASX: NWS, NWSLV; www.newscorp.com). Dow
  2. 2. Dear colleague, to celebrate its Capital Creation returns to Monte Carlo ember 2010. 10th anniversary on the 15th-17th Sept itself as the leading Since 2001, Capital Creation has established dar, creating the boutique private equity event on the calen an intimate, bespoke ideal arena for peer-to-peer networking in p, Blackstone Group, environment. With the likes of Carlyle Grou and Allianz already SL Capital Partners, Northwestern Mutual is set to be one of confirmed to attend, Capital Creation 2010 ’s ten year history. the finest networking opportunities in the event g opportunities, this As you can see, to complement the networkin and challenges of the year’s agenda truly reflects the latest issues The Private Equity Networking rtunity to discuss private equity industry, offering you the oppo will deliver maximum Event of 2010 strategies and investment opportunities that return. There is no better place this year to spend quality time with leading, senior-level private equity rtunity to network with Make sure you do not miss out on this oppo professionals, ensuring you optimise your time your place right now. the industry’s leading figures and reserve spent out of the office: brochure to WBR or Fax the registration page on the back of this Cocktail and Drinks Receptions e.com and confirm visit the website at www.capitalcreationeurop Unwind after a hard-working your place online. and rewarding day of debate . and discussion by sipping I look forward to seeing you in Monte Carlo cocktails on the terrace as the Kind regards, sun sets over Monte Carlo. 10th Anniversary Gala Dinner Celebrate 10 years of P.s. Be sure to Capital Creation and join your Fahim Afghan industry colleagues for an register by Director evening of great food, fine 25th June to wine and contact generation. Capital Creation 2010 save up to £525! Online Networking Start the networking process before we even get to Monte Join The Fundraising Forum To Drive Returns Carlo by joining our Capital Creation Private Equity Forum Make sure you attend the Fundraising Forum on Wednesday on LinkedIn and discuss your 15th September and meet the most prominent LPs and GPs to views with over 200 members. determine a profitable investment strategy for the next twelve months. Peer-to-Peer Roundtable Discussions Featuring the likes of SL Capital Partners, Lyrique, Alliance Keep up to date with the latest expert opinion by Trust and Northwestern Mutual, this year’s forum will host joining our roundtable significant debates on the most important topics in fundraising, discussions, facilitating ensuring you have complete visibility over the market to generate open and interactive debate maximum returns. with the leading minds in private equity.2 Contact us today to find out how to secure a saving of up to £525
  3. 3. Capital Creation 2010 Agenda: At A Glance Fundraising Forum – Wednesday 15th September 201012:00 Registration And Networking Luncheon 15:30 Afternoon Coffee And Networking13:30 Chairperson’s Welcome And Opening Remarks 16:00 Panel: Assessing LP Strategies And Expectations As Private Equity Emerges From Financial Crisis13:40 Keynote Address: Jesper Knuttson, Investment Manager, Danske Private Equity Fundraising In A Challenging Climate – Preparing A Strategy For 2011 Robert Nef, Member of the Management Team, Swiss Re Private Equity Partners AG Vince O’ Brien, Director, Montagu Private Equity Veera Somersalmi, Partner, Global Private Equity14:10 Panel: What Do GPs Need To Do To Ensure Their Survival And Revival? Erwin Roex, Partner, Coller Capital Hans van Swaay, Partner, Lyrique 16:40 Panel: How Should The ILPA Principles Apply To Fundraising In Practice? David Jeffrey, Managing Partner, Parish Capital Mark Boyle, Director, Private Equity Funds, Northwestern Mutual Erin Harrell, Managing Director, Investor Relations, The Blackstone Group Raymond Abbott, Managing Director, Alliance Trust Equity Partners Robert Barry, Partner, Proskauer Oksana Tiedt, Investment Director, Swift Capital Partners14:50 Panel: How Can GPs Secure Alternative Sources Of Capital In A Difficult Michael Hoffman, Chairman, Palamon Capital Economic Environment? Peter Mckellar, Chief Investment Officer, SL Capital Partners 17:20 Chairperson’s Closing Remarks, Followed By Close Of Fundraising Forum Vince O’ Brien, Director, Montagu Private Equity 17:30 Networking Drinks Reception Annette Wilson, Managing Director, Investor Relations, Palamon Capital Partners Andreas Schmidt, Managing Director, Sal Oppenheim Main Conference Day One – Thursday 16th September 201008:00 Registration And Refreshments Rhonda Ryan, Head of Private Funds Group, Europe, PineBridge Investments Robin Painter, Partner, Proskauer08:50 Chairperson’s Welcome And Opening Remarks 10:50 Morning Coffee And Networking09:00 Opening Keynote Address: The State Of The Industry – An Outlook For 2011 11:20 Ensuring fund performance through uncertainty by bridging the gaps in the investment cycle09:30 Panel: What Justifies Private Equity? Going Back To Basics To Emerge Speaker To Be Confirmed Stronger From The Crisis Michael Wand, Head of Growth Capital, Carlyle Group 11:50 Panel: How Are Private Equity Firms Selling Portfolio Companies? William Gilmore, Chief Investment Officer, Scottish Widows Investment Partnership Determining Exit Strategies For The Year Ahead Marc der Kinderen, Managing Partner, 747 Capital Helen Steers, Head of Private Equity, Pantheon Ventures Jan Janshen, Senior Partner, Advent International10:10 Panel: Determining The GP-LP Fund Relationship As We Emerge From The Financial Crisis 12:30 Networking Luncheon Jussi Saarinen, Investor Relations Director, EQT Partners Neil Harper, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley AIP Stream A: Emerging Market Opportunities Stream B: The Developing Secondaries Market13:50 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks 13:50 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks14:00 Panel: Where Are The Most Profitable Regions Across Emerging Markets? 14:00 What Are The Factors Which Will Reduce The Bid-Ask Spread And Drive Gordon Hargraves, Partner, Rho Fund Investors Secondary Deal Flow? Hans Christian Dall Nygård, Head of Investment Operations, CapMan Andrew Sealey, Managing Partner, Campbell Lutyens Andrey Dobrynin, Managing Partner, New Russia Growth Greg Holden, Partner, Adams Street Partners André Aubert, Principal, LGT Capital Partners14:30 Evaluating The Investment Potential Of The Asia-Pacific To Drive John Carter, CEO, Hollyport Capital Capital Growth Richard Nairn, Director, Private Equity Funds, F&C Investments Vincent Huang, Partner, Pantheon Ventures Martin Dreher, Private Equity Fund Investments, Fortis Investments 14:30 How Will The Secondaries Market Develop In The Long-Term? Fay Sanders, Private Equity Journalist, The Financial Times Group Hanspeter Bader, Managing Director, Private Equity, Unigestion Mark McDonald, Principal and Director, Europe, Pomona Capital Christophe Nicolas, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley AIP Matthew Arkinstall, Investment Director, Greenpark Capital15:00 Roundtable Discussions plus Afternoon Coffee And Networking Stream A: A Focus On Sectors Stream B: Ensuring Transparency In Private Equity16:05 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks 16:05 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks16:15 An Energy Sector Study: Identifying Sectors Which Will Generate The 16:15 Panel: Stepping Up Scrutiny And Objectivity To Ensure Investments Generate Returns Maximum Returns Jeremy Golding, Managing Partner, Golding Capital Partners Thomas Skovbjerg, Director, Climate Change Capital Pekka Santeri Mäki, Managing Director, 3TS Capital Charles Soulignac, Managing Partner, Fondinvest Partners16:45 A Healthcare Sector Study: Identifying The Sectors Which Will Generate The Maximum Returns 16:45 Is Greater Transparency Necessarily An Advantage For Ensuring Returns? Richard Green, Chairman, August Equity Christiaan de Lint, Partner, Headway Capital Denis Ribon, Global Head of Healthcare, 3i John Hess, CEO, Altius Associates Jean-Marie Lavirotte, Managing Director, Perfectis Private Equity Daniel Dupont, Private Equity Expert17:15 Panel: Assessing The Future Development Of Fund-of-Funds 17:55 Chairperson’s Closing Remarks, Followed By Cocktail Reception Carol Kennedy, Senior Partner, Pantheon Ventures John Barber, Partner, Bridgepoint John Gripton, Managing Partner, Capital Dynamics Main Conference Day Two – Friday 17th September 201008:30 Re-registration And Refreshments 10:10 Securing Returns On Capital Through Growth Equity Antoine Garrigues, Managing Partner, Iris Capital08:55 Chairperson’s Welcome And Re-cap Of Day One Michael Wand, Head of Growth Capital, Carlyle Group09:00 Panel: Is the AIFM Directive A Genuine Threat To Private Equity? Martin Dunnett, Managing Director, Warburg Pincus Erik Kaas, Co-Head of Investment Solutions, Partners Group 10:50 Morning Coffee And Networking Hendrik NItschke, Managing Director, Swift Capital Partners Roberto Pilotto, Partner, PPM Managers 11:20 Panel: What Are The Alternative Financing Routes In A Lean Leveraging Graeme Gunn, Partner, SL Capital Partners Environment? Geoffrey Geiger, Portfolio Manager, Universities Superannuation Scheme *09:40 What Will The Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFM) Directive Mean In Guy Semmens, Partner, Argos Soditic Practice For Private Equity? Gus Black, Partner, Dechert LLP 12:00 Closing Discussion: A Review Of Lessons Learned 12:30 Chairperson’s Closing Remarks, Followed By Close Of Conference T. +44 (0) 20 7368 9465 F. +44 (0) 20 7368 9401 www.capitalcreationeurope.com capitalcreation@wbr.co.uk 3
  4. 4. Fundraising Forum - Wednesday 15th September 2010 12:00 Registration And Networking Luncheon 13:30 Chairperson’s Welcome And Opening Remarks 13:40 Keynote Address: Fundraising In A Challenging Climate – Preparing A Strategy For 2011 • The need for GPs to diversify their investment base to ensure successful fundraising campaigns • What returns should be targeted looking ahead? • A move away from mega funds and towards low-mid market in 2009-10: when will mega funds return? • Using the recent crisis as an opportunity to re-evaluate the risk profile of private equity Vince O’ Brien, Director, Montagu Private Equity 14:10 Panel: What Do GPs Need To Do To Ensure Their Survival And Revival? • Turning attention to alternative sources of capital to drive fundraising • Accommodating LP requirements within the fund by re-aligning stewardship of funds • What factors will determine who the fundraising “winners” will be? Hans van Swaay, Partner, Lyrique David Jeffrey, Managing Partner, Parish Capital Erin Harrell, Managing Director, Investor Relations, The Blackstone Group Robert Barry, Partner, Proskauer 14:50 Panel: How Can GPs Secure Alternative Sources Of Capital In A Difficult Economic Environment? • Responding to the impact of Solvency II and the Basel Accords to ensure sufficient scope for fundraising • Replacing endowments and banks to ensure a wider investment base • Working with potential investors to develop trust that private equity will generate significant returns Peter Mckellar, Chief Investment Officer, SL Capital Partners Vince O’ Brien, Director, Montagu Private Equity Annette Wilson, Managing Director, Investor Relations, Palamon Capital Partners Andreas Schmidt, Managing Director, Sal Oppenheim 15:30 Afternoon Coffee And Networking 16:00 Panel: Assessing LP Strategies And Expectations As Private Equity Emerges From Financial Crisis • What returns are LPs targeting for 2011 and how will this impact upon investment strategy? • Increasing LP influence within funds by amending the structure of relationships with GPs • How have LPs reacted to write-downs? What will keep LPs in private equity? Jesper Knuttson, Investment Manager, Danske Private Equity Robert Nef, Member of the Management Team, Swiss Re Private Equity Partners AG Veera Somersalmi, Partner, Global Private Equity Erwin Roex, Partner, Coller Capital 16:40 Panel: How Should The ILPA Principles Apply To Fundraising In Practice? • Closely aligning interests by creating a “check list” against GPs? • Will a swing in influence towards LPs last only until the fundraising climate improves? • Remaining supportive to GPs to ensure resources to successfully generate capital • Where should GPs make concessions to LPs when negotiating new fund commitments? Mark Boyle, Director, Private Equity Funds, Northwestern Mutual Raymond Abbott, Managing Director, Alliance Trust Equity Partners Oksana Tiedt, Investment Director, Swift Capital Partners Michael Hoffman, Chairman, Palamon Capital 17:20 Chairperson’s Closing Remarks, Followed By Close Of Fundraising Forum 17:30 Networking Drinks Reception4 Secure significant savings on your registration fee by contacting us now
  5. 5. Main Conference Day One - Thursday 16th September 201008:00 Registration And Refreshments Jussi Saarinen, Investor Relations Director, EQT Partners Neil Harper, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley AIP08:50 Chairperson’s Welcome And Opening Remarks Rhonda Ryan, Head of Private Funds Group, Europe,09:00 Panel: What Justifies Private Equity? Going Back To Basics PineBridge Investments To Emerge Stronger From The Crisis Robin Painter, Partner, Proskauer • Emerging from the recession through a “re-birth” of the private equity industry • A re-focus on operational strategy to deliver genuine business value 10:50 Morning Coffee And Networking • Moving away from perceptions of financial engineering to maintain investor faith 11.20 Ensuring fund performance through uncertainty by bridging in private equity the gaps in the investment cycle Michael Wand, Head of Growth Capital, Carlyle Group • Optimising efficiency levels by integrating reporting, investor relations and William Gilmore, Chief Investment Officer, Scottish Widows accounting in an all-accessible location Investment Partnership • Automating the investment cycle to drive returns in a challenging climate Marc der Kinderen, Managing Partner, 747 Capital • Mitigating risk in your portfolio by increasing visibility across the entire fund structure Speaker To Be Confirmed09:40 The State Of The Industry – An Outlook For 2011 • “Dry powder” as a key driver of increased activity 11:50 Panel: How Are Private Equity Firms Selling Portfolio • Fuelling a rebound through further expansion into Asian and Latin American markets Companies? Determining Exit Strategies For The Year Ahead • Re-aligning the balance of power between GPs and LPs to ensure fund transparency • Recognising the impact of macro-economic factors on exits: what is the current • Proactively identifying alternative sources of finance to counter muted leveraging outlook? • Is the IPO market really that attractive now? Gus Black, Partner, Dechert LLP • The secondaries market as an attractive alternative exit route in light of limited10:10 Panel: Determining The GP-LP Fund Relationship As We debt availability Emerge From The Financial Crisis • Will improving valuations result in increased exits? • Re-evaluating fund structure to meet LP requirements in a tough climate Helen Steers, Head of Private Equity, Pantheon Ventures • The need to insert divorce clauses into agreements to better align the interests of LPs Jan Janshen, Senior Partner, Advent International • Ensuring proactivity amongst LPs to establish a partnership-based relationship with GPs 12:30 Networking Luncheon • Where do you draw the line on information sharing? Stream A: Stream B: Emerging Market Opportunities The Developing Secondaries Market 13:50 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks 13:50 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks 14:00 Panel: Where Are The Most Profitable Regions Across 14:00 What Are The Factors Which Will Reduce The Bid-Ask Emerging Markets? Spread And Drive Secondary Deal Flow? • New sources of investor capital in Asia indicating strong fundraising prospects • A mutual realisation of benefit across buyers and sellers to agree on pricing • Renewed confidence in Latin America’s healthcare market driving increased • A closing valuation gap as a result of sellers growing accustomed to discount confidence in the region levels within a tough climate • Has the risk profile of Russia and Eastern Europe reduced the appetite for • How greater visibility of fund performance on the investor side will ensure investment? greater levels of deal-closing • How has the crisis impacted upon the emerging markets? Are they in a position to generate capital? Andrew Sealey, Managing Partner, Campbell Lutyens Gordon Hargraves, Partner, Rho Fund Investors Greg Holden, Partner, Adams Street Partners Hans Christian Dall Nygård, Head of Investment André Aubert, Principal, LGT Capital Partners Operations, CapMan John Carter, CEO, Hollyport Capital Andrey Dobrynin, Managing Partner, New Russia Growth Richard Nairn, Director, Private Equity Funds, F&C Investments 14:30 Evaluating The Investment Potential Of The Asia-Pacific To Drive Capital Growth 14:30 How Will The Secondaries Market Develop In The Long-Term? • Rapid domestic expansion in China and India providing significant • Will secondaries prove separate or remain tied to the growth of the primary market? opportunity for investment • Will secondaries become more commoditised and what is the response of • Is private equity now becoming an attractive alternative to public equity secondary players? exchanges in the region? • Portfolio sales vs. secondary directs and structured deals: will the number of • Do you need a local presence to do business in Asia? secondary directs increase? • An increase in the number of Sovereign Wealth Funds in the Asia Pacific • Will secondary specialists dominate the market in 2010/11 or will Fund-of- creating a new platform for capital Funds and primary investors remain dominant? Vincent Huang, Partner, Pantheon Ventures Hanspeter Bader, Managing Director, Private Equity, Unigestion Martin Dreher, Private Equity Fund Investments, Mark McDonald, Principal and Director, Europe, Fortis Investments Pomona Capital Fay Sanders, Private Equity Journalist, The Financial Christophe Nicolas, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley AIP Times Group Matthew Arkinstall, Investment Director, Greenpark Capital15:00 Roundtable Discussions plus Afternoon Coffee And Networking T. +44 (0) 20 7368 9465 F. +44 (0) 20 7368 9401 www.capitalcreationeurope.com capitalcreation@wbr.co.uk 5
  6. 6. Stream A: Stream B: A Focus On Sectors Ensuring Transparency In Private Equity 16:05 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks 16:05 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks 16:15 An Energy Sector Study: Identifying Sectors Which Will 16:15 Panel: Stepping Up Scrutiny And Objectivity To Ensure Generate The Maximum Returns Investments Generate Returns • A continuously growing cleantech sector indicating significant returns for • Developing a framework of discipline and scrutiny to ensure greater due diligence investors • Determining whether to invest in a fund by analysing how a private equity • How further spending on global infrastructure across all markets will drive firm generates its returns demand for private equity capital • Assessing the GP’s team to ensure fund performance is maintained in the • Growth in the energy sector induced by increasing costs of oil and natural event of change gas providing vital opportunities for private equity • Where and how do the ILPA principles fit in any new relationship? Thomas Skovbjerg, Director, Climate Change Capital Jeremy Golding, Managing Partner, Golding Capital Partners Pekka Santeri Mäki, Managing Director, 3TS Capital 16:45 A Healthcare Sector Study: Identifying The Sectors Which Charles Soulignac, Managing Partner, Fondinvest Partners Will Generate The Maximum Returns • Targeting the healthcare sector as a strategic priority as a result of signs of a 16:45 Is Greater Transparency Necessarily An Advantage For faster recovery Ensuring Returns? • A rise in healthcare “consumerism” attracting private equity • How transparent does private equity need to be before it becomes inefficient? • A need for healthcare expertise across private equity firms to ensure wins in • Do GPs posses too much influence over their funds? this space • Is regulation an unwanted result of calls for transparency? • A fast-changing landscape and complexities across the industry facilitating • What has been the impact of the Walker Report? greater private equity involvement Christiaan de Lint, Partner, Headway Capital Richard Green, Chairman, August Equity John Hess, CEO, Altius Associates Denis Ribon, Global Head of Healthcare, 3i Daniel Dupont, Private Equity Expert Jean-Marie Lavirotte, Managing Director, Perfectis Private Equity17:15 Panel: Assessing The Future Development Of Fund-of-Funds Carol Kennedy, Senior Partner, Pantheon Ventures • How will Fund of Funds players close large funds in a difficult fundraising John Barber, Partner, Bridgepoint environment? John Gripton, Managing Partner, Capital Dynamics • Differentiating and reinventing to ensure access to institutional investors • Will we witness consolidation of the market? 17:55 Chairperson’s Closing Remarks, followed by Cocktail Reception Main Conference Day Two - Friday 17th September 201008:30 Re-registration And Refreshments • Focusing on the growth equity market as a key strategy to ensure profitability in 2011 • Does a shrinking buyout market mean that now is the time to invest in growth funds?08:55 Chairperson’s Welcome And Re-Cap of Day One Antoine Garrigues, Managing Partner, Iris Capital09:00 Panel: Is the AIFM Directive A Genuine Threat To Private Equity? Michael Wand, Head of Growth Capital, Carlyle Group • Reduced choice lowering returns to EU investors Martin Dunnett, Managing Director, Warburg Pincus • Requirements for reduced, concentrated portfolios elevating risk profiles • Non-EU fund requirements inhibiting investment opportunities in emerging 10:50 Morning Coffee And Networking markets • Driving cost burdens through compliance and the need for independent 11:20 Panel: What Are The Alternative Financing Routes In A Lean intermediaries Leveraging Environment? Erik Kaas, Co-Head of Investment Solutions, Partners • High yield bonds and mezzanine financing as viable alternative sources to leveraged loans? Group • When will debt financing return? Hendrik NItschke, Managing Director, Swift Capital • An industry-wide necessity to minimise debt now in order to position ourselves Partners strongly for when financing returns Roberto Pilotto, Partner, PPM Managers Geoffrey Geiger, Portfolio Manager, Universities Graeme Gunn, Partner, SL Capital Partners Superannuation Scheme * Guy Semmens, Partner, Argos Soditic09:40 What Will The Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFM) Directive Mean In Practice For Private Equity? 12:00 Closing Discussion: A Review Of Lessons Learned • How will the Directive work in practice? • Learning the lessons of the financial crisis to ensure growth and creation in a • Enhanced disclosure requirements to: post-recession climate - Create increased transparency • Installing discipline across the industry to ensure we do not forget the lessons of - Restore a balance of power between GPs and LPs 2008-09 • Impact of the different EU Presidencies on the terms of the Directive • A trend towards growth equity in order to revive the industry? Gus Black, Partner, Dechert LLP 12:30 Chairperson’s Closing Remarks10:10 Securing Returns On Capital Through Growth Equity Close Of Conference • Ensuring profitability through growth as opposed to leveraged buyouts • How are growth equity funds distinguishing themselves to ensure returns for investors? Already over 80 companies confirmed: contact us today to find out who’s attending 6
  7. 7. Why Attend Capital Creation 2010 8 Reasons Why You Must Reserve Your Place For Capital Creation 2010 Right Now: Limited Partners: General Partners: • Evaluate where the latest investment opportunities are • Meet with new LPs and catch up with your contacts to for optimum portfolio management support your fundraising objectives • Access new research and statistics on industry trends to • Uncover how LP strategies are changing in the current help you manage your investments more effectively climate and what you can do to develop successful relationships with your investors • Locate new GPs to target untapped markets and industry sectors • Secure LP specialist opinion on locating investment opportunities • Understand the latest developments to determine your strategy for 2011 • Ensure unrivalled networking time with LPs to cultivate relationships with your investors Take a look at the companies already confirmed to attend Attracting over 250 senior-level GPs and LPs, Capital Creation is your ideal platform to network with thought leaders, establish new relationships and increase your overall awareness of key market trends. Capital Creation 2010 offers you the opportunity to develop lasting relationships with the experts in private equity. Join the CIOs, Investment Directors, and Heads of Private Equity from the following confirmed attending companies: 3i Investments plc Crédit Agricole Private Equity Iris Capital Perfectis Private Equity 3TS CAPITAL PARTNERS Ltd CW Downer & CO JP Morgan Cazenove & Co Ltd PineBridge Investments 747 Capital Dahlia Partners Langham Hall Pomona Capital AAC Capital Partners Danske LGT Capital Partners PPM Managers Activa Capital Directorbank Lloyds Banking Group Rho Fund Investors Adams Street Partners Draper Fisher Jurvetson Growth Lyrique Sal Oppenheim Advent International Fund Matrix Private Funds Group SJ Berwin LLP Advent Venture Partners ECI Partners McFarlanes SL Capital Partners Alliance Trust EQT Partners Montagu Swift Capital Partners Allianz Ernst & Young SA Montagu Private Equity SWIP Altius Associates F&C Investments Morgan Stanley AIP Swiss Re Aon Mergers and Acquisitions FondInvest Partners Natixis Private Equity TCR Capital Argos Soditic Global Private Equity NIBC Capital Partners (NIBC Bank TDR Capital LLP Atlantic Bridge Golding Capital Partners N.V.) The Blackstone Group Beaufort Capital GP Bullhound North Western Mutual The Carlyle Group BNP Paribas Graphite Capital NRG The Riverside Company Bridgepoint Capital Greenpark Capital O’Melveny & Myers LLP The Sentient Group Campbell Lutyens Headway Capital Partners Palamon Capital Unigestion Capital Dynamics Hogan Lovells International LLP Pantheon Vision Capital Group Ltd CapMan Hollyport Capital LLP Parish Capital Warburg Pincus Climate Change Capital ICG PLC Partners Group Coller Capital IPES Paul Capital If you would like further details on our current list of confirmed attendees, why not contact Sarah Bavister on +44 (0) 20 7368 9465 or capitalcreation@wbr.co.uk Celebrating 10 years of successfully bringing together the private equity community Celebrate Our 10th Anniversary In Style To celebrate Capital Creation’s 10th anniversary, we will be hosting a special cocktail reception and dinner on the evening of Thursday 16th September, so be sure to join us for a night of informal networking and incredible cuisine.7 T. +44 (0) 20 7368 9465 F. +44 (0) 20 7368 9401 www.capitalcreationeurope.com capitalcreation@wbr.co.uk
  8. 8. Meet The Speaker Faculty for 2010 Every year, the discussion at Capital Creation is driven by a thought-leading speaker faculty, dedicated to debating the hottest topics in private equity. This year, our expert panel of speakers includes: Peter McKellar, Denis Ribon, Mark Boyle, Chief Investment Officer, Global Head of Healthcare, Director, Private Equity Funds, SL Capital Partners 3i Northwestern Mutual Hans van Swaay, Erin Harrell, Vince O’ Brien, Partner, Managing Director, Investor Director, Lyrique Relations, Montagu Private Equity The Blackstone Group Jesper Knuttson, Michael Wand, Jussi Saarinen, Investment Manager, Head of Growth Capital, Investor Relations Director, Danske Private Equity The Carlyle Group EQT Partners Thomas Skovbjerg, William Gilmore, Neil Harper, Director, Chief Investment Officer, Managing Director, Climate Change Capital SWIP Morgan Stanley AIP Rhonda Ryan Helen Steers André Aubert, Head of Private Funds Head of Private Equity, Principal, Group, PineBridge Investments Pantheon Ventures LGT Capital Partners Hanspeter Bader Mark McDonald, Jeremy Golding, Managing Director, Principal and European Director, Managing Partner, Unigestion Pomona Capital Golding Capital Partners Richard Green, Richard Nairn, Robert Barry Chairman, Director, Private Equity Funds, Partner, August Equity F&C Investments Proskauer Carol Kennedy, John Barber, Erik Kaas, Senior Partner, Partner, Co-Head of Investment Solutions, Pantheon Ventures Bridgepoint Partners Group Guy Semmens, Antoine Garrigues, Daniel Dupont, Partner, Managing Partner, Private Equity Expert Argos Soditic Iris Capital Graeme Gunn, Pekka Santeri Mäki, Charles Soulignac, Partner, Managing Director, Managing Partner, SL Capital Partners 3TS Capital FondInvest Capital Martin Dreher, Matthew Arkinstall, Christophe Nicolas, Private Equity Fund Investments, Investment Director, Executive Director, Fortis Investments Greenpark Capital Morgan Stanley AIP Erwin Roex, Christiaan de Lint, Michael Hoffman, Partner, Partner, Chairman, Coller Capital Headway Capital Palamon Capital Robin Painter, Hans Christian Dall Nygård, Andrey Dobrynin, Partner, Head of Investment Operations, Managing Partner, Proskauer CapMan New Russia Growth The Venue – Le Méridien Beach Plaza Our wonderful conference venue and hotel needs little introduction. Towering over the glorious vista of the French Riviera, Le Meridien Beach Plaza’s magnificent own 3,000-square-meter state-of-the-art conference centre makes it the perfect setting for this exceptional meeting. Perched upon a rocky outcropping overlooking the blue-green waters of the Mediterranean, Monte Carlo is the most remarkable jewel in a jewel-bedecked Riviera. The world-renowned Monte Carlo Casino is a mere ten-minute walk from the hotel. Within five kilometres of Le Méridien Beach Plaza is the Prince’s Palace, where the Royal Family of Monaco reside, the Old Town, the Tropical Gardens, the Musée de la Poupée (Doll Museum) and the Japanese Garden.8 Start the debate now by joining our Capital Creation Private Equity Forum on
  9. 9. Confirmed sponsors for Capital Creation 2010 Already Include: Principal Sponsor Proskauer is a leading international law firm with over 650 lawyers serving clients around the world. The firm has experience in all areas of practice important to businesses and individuals including private equity, private investment funds, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, general commercial litigation, corporate governance, internal corporate investigations, white collar criminal defense, patent and intellectual property litigation and prosecution, labor and employment, real estate transactions, bankruptcy and reorganizations, trusts and estates, and taxation. Headquartered in New York since 1875, the firm has offices in Boca Raton, Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Newark, Paris, São Paulo and Washington, D.C. About Dow www.proskauer.com Jones Private Markets Dow Jones Private Markets (www.fis.dowjones.com) is part of Financial Information Services, a division Sponsors: Dow Jones Private Markets (www.fis.dowjones.com) is part of Financial Information Services, a division of Dow Jones of Dow Jones & Co., a News Corporation company. & Co., a NewsJones Private Markets offers Private Markets offers integrated content solutions for the deal- Dow Corporation company. Dow Jones integrated content sourcing, due diligence and compliance needs of today’s venture capital and private equity investors, fund managers, solutions for the deal-sourcing, due diligence and advisors, and portfolio companies. Core products include the industry-specific deal databases Private Equity Source and Dow Jones Private Markets compliance needs of today’s venture capital and VentureSource, as well as the highly-respected publications Private Equity Analyst, VentureWire and LBO Wire. private equity investors, fund managers, advisors, and portfolio companies. Core products include the industry-specific deal databases Private Equity Global Private Equity is a placement and advisory firm dedicated to raising capital worldwide for carefully selected private Source, LP Source and VentureSource, as well as the equity and infrastructure funds. Headquartered in Paris, Global Private Equity was founded in 2000 as a spin-off from the highly-respected publications Private Equity Analyst, fund placement team at a major European bank. We are an independent firm owned by its partners. VentureWire and LBO Wire. Over time we have developed privileged relationships with a broad base of prominent investors worldwide who focus on private equity investing. Our reputation is based upon the quality of our service, the strength of our relationships with the investors’ community and the quality of the management teams we partner with. About Dow Jones NRG is a leading independent alternative investment manager with a focus on Russia & CIS: Dow Jones & Company (www.dowjones.com) is a - The private equity fund Volga River One focuses on providing growth capital to mid-market companies and has made News Corporation company (NYSE: NWS, NWS.A; six portfolio investments to date (telecoms, retail, food production). ASX: NWS, NWSLV; www.newscorp.com). Dow Size - $177m, firsta leading provider of global business news Jones is closing - 2006; number of LPs – 20. and information services. Its Consumer Media - The mezzanine focused fund, Volga River Growth L.P focuses on providing secured loans with equity kickers to mid- . market Group publishes The Wall first closing – 2Q2010 with EBRD as a cornerstone investor with $50m commitment. companies. Target size - $250m, Street Journal, Barron’s, MarketWatch and the Far Eastern Economic Review. Its Enterprise Media Group includes Dow Jones PERFECTIS Private Equity (“Perfectis”) was formed in 2000, byClient Newswires, Dow Jones Factiva, Dow Jones co-founders Gabriel Fossorier and Jean Marie Lavirotte, who had already worked together in private equity for 10 years. Solutions, Dow Jones Indexes and Dow Jones To dateFinancial Information Services. investmentsMedia Perfectis has completed more than 30 Its Local in the small cap buy-out market, half of which has been fully Group operates community-based information realised, generating an average return of 2x. One of franchises. Dow Jones owns 50% ofmostly from growth and operational improvement, using minimal Perfectis’ characteristics is to realize returns SmartMoney leverage. Perfectis’of STOXXoperational support on its portfolio, combined with sector and numerical diversification, and 33% increasing Ltd. and provides news content to radio stations in the U.S. allows ensuring returns in any economic environment. The most recent fund, Perfectis II, held a first and final close at e122m in November 2005. To date, 16 investments have been completed. The investment period will end in November 2010. The third fund to be advised by Perfectis is Perfectis III (“The Fund”), with an objective of e100m (e120m hard cap). Perfectis III is intended to Corporation About News continue the investment strategy of Perfectis I and Perfectis II but with much closer links with French Entrepreneurs as investor, co investor or non executive director (“the Perfectis Entrepreneur network”). News Corporation (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV) had total assets as of June Dechert LLP’s international investment management practice hastotal 30, 2009 of approximately US$53 billion and in-depth expertise across virtually all asset classes, investment vehicles and fund of approximately US$30 billion. annual revenues structures. Dechert advises major financial institutions, asset managers and major investors worldwide on a Corporation isincluding fund structuring,media News full range of work a diversified global transactional and regulatory matters. The practice has been recognized by leading publications as one of the top investment management practices in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. company with operations in eight industry segments: Private filmed entertainment; television; cable network of the “most active law firms” based on the number of Equity Analyst has consistently recognized Dechert as one private programming; direct funds structured and closed. Dechert is also ranked among the top 10 legal advisers equity and venture capital broadcast satellite television; for private equity firms by Preqin. newspapers and information magazines and inserts; Policymakers and major industry associationsother. The activities help shape the regulatory debate in the services; book publishing; and also call upon Dechert to of News Corporation are conducted principally in asset management and financial services sector, giving the firm uncommon insight into many of the most important the United States, Continental Europe, the United developments affecting the industry. Kingdom, Australia, Asia and Latin America. Media Partners for 2010 include:DJ_MediaKit2010.indd 2 8/25/09 9:27 AM EUREKA PRIVATE EQUITY unquote.comT. +44 (0) 20 7368 9465 F. +44 (0) 20 7368 9401 www.capitalcreationeurope.com capitalcreation@wbr.co.uk 9
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